"He says that we understand by the words dictatorship of the proletariat what is actually the dictatorship of its determined and conscious minority. And that is the fact."
"Socialism is nothing but state capitalist monopoly made to benefit the whole people."
"When we are reproached with having established a dictatorship of one party... we say, 'Yes, it is a dictatorship of one party! This is what we stand for and we shall not shift from that position.'"
"Our party aims to obtain political power for itself."
"there is not the least contradiction between soviet (i.e., socialist) democracy and the use of dictatorial power by a few persons."
The State or Revolution
An anarchist answer to Lenin, written for Marxism 2003
The SWP versus Anarchism
Here are a few quotes from Pat Stack's Socialist Review article "Anarchy in the UK?" which formed the basis of his talk at Marxism 2001. Ask yourself why the SWP leadership systematically lies about anarchism.
Lenin, History's "Hidden Democrat,"
Stright form the horses mouth
Anarcho-Quiz on the SWP
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What is Anarchism?
There is an alternative to Leninism's state capitalism and party power. It is called anarchism, a socialism which places freedom and working class management of society at the core of its vision of struggle, revolution and socialism.
Another world is possible?
Under capitalism, 8 people make life and death decisions for millions. Under Bolshevism, 19 people made them